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1968 NBA Playoff Summary

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Series Results

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Finals (4-2):Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-3):Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers
Western Division Finals (4-0):Los Angeles Lakers over San Francisco Warriors
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2):Boston Celtics over Detroit Pistons
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2):Philadelphia 76ers over New York Knickerbockers
Western Division Semifinals (4-1):Los Angeles Lakers over Chicago Bulls
Western Division Semifinals (4-2):San Francisco Warriors over St. Louis Hawks

Team Statistics

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Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Boston Celtics 19 4585 836 1852 .451 505 691 .731 1301 429 523 2177 114.6
2 Philadelphia 76ers 13 3170 561 1282 .438 356 504 .706 890 277 307 1478 113.7
3 Los Angeles Lakers 15 3625 666 1406 .474 370 539 .686 962 323 374 1702 113.5
4 New York Knickerbockers 6 1490 274 603 .454 131 182 .720 363 135 174 679 113.2
5 St. Louis Hawks 6 1440 242 542 .446 184 251 .733 397 158 150 668 111.3
6 San Francisco Warriors 10 2400 430 970 .443 241 332 .726 585 236 298 1101 110.1
7 Detroit Pistons 6 1440 260 636 .409 140 205 .683 405 96 160 660 110.0
8 Chicago Bulls 5 1200 192 469 .409 113 150 .753 307 77 122 497 99.4
League Average 10 2419 433 970 .446 255 357 .715 651 216 264 1120 112.0

Opponent Statistics

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Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Chicago Bulls 5 1200 533 106.6
2 Los Angeles Lakers 15 3625 1634 108.9
3 St. Louis Hawks 6 1440 660 110.0
4 Boston Celtics 19 4585 2118 111.5
5 Philadelphia 76ers 13 3170 1467 112.8
6 San Francisco Warriors 10 2400 1150 115.0
7 Detroit Pistons 6 1440 693 115.5
8 New York Knickerbockers 6 1490 707 117.8
League Average 10 2419 1120 112.0

Miscellaneous Statistics

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Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W-L% W Pyth L Pyth ORtg DRtg Pace eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Boston Celtics 19 12 7 .632 11.3 7.7 .451 .273
2 Los Angeles Lakers 15 10 5 .667 9.6 5.4 .474 .263
3 Philadelphia 76ers 13 7 6 .538 6.8 6.2 .438 .278
4 San Francisco Warriors 10 4 6 .400 3.5 6.5 .443 .248
5 Detroit Pistons 6 2 4 .333 2.0 4.0 .409 .220
6 New York Knickerbockers 6 2 4 .333 2.2 3.8 .454 .217
7 St. Louis Hawks 6 2 4 .333 3.3 2.7 .446 .339
8 Chicago Bulls 5 1 4 .200 1.4 3.6 .409 .241
League Average 10.0 5.0 5.0 .500 5.0 5.0 .446 .263

Minutes Played

1.Bill Russell*-BOS869
2.John Havlicek*-BOS862
3.Sam Jones*-BOS685
4.Elgin Baylor*-LAL633
5.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI631

Field Goals

1.John Havlicek*-BOS184
2.Elgin Baylor*-LAL176
3.Jerry West*-LAL165
4.Sam Jones*-BOS162
5.Bailey Howell*-BOS135

Field Goal Attempts

1.John Havlicek*-BOS407
2.Elgin Baylor*-LAL376
3.Sam Jones*-BOS367
4.Jerry West*-LAL313
5.Hal Greer*-PHI278

Field Goal Pct

1.Johnny Green-PHI.585
2.Cazzie Russell-NYK.561
3.Billy Cunningham*-PHI.558
4.Willis Reed*-NYK.541
5.Mel Counts-LAL.535

Free Throws

1.Jerry West*-LAL132
2.John Havlicek*-BOS125
3.Hal Greer*-PHI95
4.Larry Siegfried-BOS77
5.Chet Walker-PHI76
 Bill Russell*-BOS76
 Elgin Baylor*-LAL76

Free Throw Attempts

1.Jerry West*-LAL169
2.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI158
3.John Havlicek*-BOS151
4.Bill Russell*-BOS130
5.Chet Walker-PHI112
 Elgin Baylor*-LAL112

Free Throw Pct

1.Larry Siegfried-BOS.906
2.Lou Hudson-STL.894
3.Keith Erickson-CHI.882
4.Hal Greer*-PHI.856
5.Cazzie Russell-NYK.833

Total Rebounds

1.Bill Russell*-BOS434
2.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI321
3.Elgin Baylor*-LAL218
4.John Havlicek*-BOS164
5.Darrall Imhoff-LAL163

Assists

1.John Havlicek*-BOS142
2.Bill Russell*-BOS99
3.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI85
4.Jerry West*-LAL82
5.Al Attles-SFW70

Personal Fouls

1.Bailey Howell*-BOS84
2.Larry Siegfried-BOS75
3.Bill Russell*-BOS73
4.John Havlicek*-BOS67
5.Luke Jackson-PHI59

Points

1.John Havlicek*-BOS493
2.Jerry West*-LAL462
3.Elgin Baylor*-LAL428
4.Sam Jones*-BOS390
5.Bailey Howell*-BOS344

Minutes Per Game

1.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI48.5
2.Walt Bellamy*-NYK46.2
3.Bill Russell*-BOS45.7
4.John Havlicek*-BOS45.4
5.Dave DeBusschere*-DET43.8

Points Per Game

1.Jerry West*-LAL30.8
2.Elgin Baylor*-LAL28.5
3.Dave Bing*-DET28.2
4.John Havlicek*-BOS25.9
5.Hal Greer*-PHI25.8

Rebounds Per Game

1.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI24.7
2.Bill Russell*-BOS22.8
3.Dave DeBusschere*-DET16.2
4.Walt Bellamy*-NYK16.0
5.Jim Washington-CHI15.0

Assists Per Game

1.Lenny Wilkens*-STL7.8
2.John Havlicek*-BOS7.5
3.Al Attles-SFW7.0
4.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI6.5
5.Walt Frazier*-NYK6.2

Player Efficiency Rating

1.Jerry West*-LAL25.1
2.Elgin Baylor*-LAL23.1
3.Wilt Chamberlain*-PHI22.8
4.Lou Hudson-STL21.2
5.Willis Reed*-NYK20.2

True Shooting Pct

1.Billy Cunningham*-PHI.614
2.Cazzie Russell-NYK.599
3.Jerry West*-LAL.596
4.Willis Reed*-NYK.576
5.Johnny Green-PHI.572

Effective Field Goal Pct

1.Johnny Green-PHI.585
2.Cazzie Russell-NYK.561
3.Billy Cunningham*-PHI.558
4.Willis Reed*-NYK.541
5.Mel Counts-LAL.535

Assist Pct

1.Al Attles-SFW31.4
2.Lenny Wilkens*-STL29.5
3.Walt Frazier*-NYK25.7
4.John Havlicek*-BOS23.6
5.Jeff Mullins-SFW20.5